A laminaria which is about the size of a matchstick has been placed in the cervix. It is very important to return to the Clinic the next day. You must have someone accompany you home and stay with you to provide care as needed. If you have heavy bleeding, strong cramps that do not settle, a fever or chills, you should go to the Emergency Department.
The skin patch, Evra, is a once a week birth control method. The patch will not be prescribed for women who smoke and are older than 35. The risk of heart attack and stroke are too high. This pamphlet identifies who should not use the patch, how to use the patch, and some important points to remember when using the patch.